The pace of the so-called new-style urbanisation in China, especially in the YRD region, has accelerated dramatically in recent years. Many of the provinces are now taking a lead in building smart cities, strengthening the quality and efficiency of urban management, and in facilitating the development of low-carbon, livable cities. All of this offers clear business prospects for a number of Hong Kong-based businesses.
Hong Kong Services for Mainland’s Outbound Investment (3): Value-added Services Beyond Brand Management
Chinese manufacturers often have to manage their image and reputation while taking care of the operational needs arising from high-volume production. Hong Kong’s pool of brand planning and management experts can assist in the design of innovative products. They can also help clients seek funds and sales channels through online crowdfunding platforms and assist manufacturers in pursuing transformation and upgrade.
Shanghai’s GDP reached Rmb2,356.1 billion in 2014, corresponding to a year-on-year growth of 7.0% and a 3.7% share of the GDP for the whole country. In terms of other key economic indicators, such as fixed asset investment, import and export value, actual utilised foreign investment and total retail sales of consumer goods.
Time-strapped young, urban office workers are increasingly turning to online home kitchen apps as a means of securing competitively-priced home cooking from a network of enthusiastic amateur chefs looking to supplement their pensions.